The one great thing about minor league baseball is that every opening day truly signals a new beginning. It’s out with the old and in with the new. Nowhere does this apply more than with the Lexington Legends. The hometown affiliate of the Kansas City Royals stunk up the league last year finishing in next to last place in the Southern Division with a disappointing 62-75 record. In fact, they’ve been fairly putrid for the past several years, so I’m always looking for signs of change–morsels of hope that things have finally turned around and success is just around the corner. Continue reading Lexington Legends – A Legendary Start—By John Huang
WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – Baseball is back in Lexington as the Lexington Legends kick off the 2018 season at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Thursday, April 5 at 7:05 p.m. The Legends will first face the Charleston RiverDogs for a four game series before the Greenville Drive roll into town on Monday, April 9. Continue reading Lexington Legends Ready to Kick off 2018 with a Bang
Redshirt sophomore played in 23 career games at Kentucky over two seasons
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball forward Tai Wynyard will transfer from UK, head coach John Calipari announced Monday.
Wynyard will be granted a full release with no restrictions. Continue reading UK Basketball – Tai Wynyard to be Granted Full Release
Keldon Johnson also participated in Powerade Jam Fest Slam Dunk Contest
ATLANTA – Big Blue fans yearning for more perimeter threats will get their wish in Kentucky men’s basketball signee Immanuel Quickley. Continue reading UK Basketball – Quickley Crowned Power Jam Fest 3-Point Contest Co-Champion
Freshman forward from Dallas will not hire an agent
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball freshman forward PJ Washington announced Tuesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Washington does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. Continue reading UK Basketball – BREAKING – Washington to Declare for 2018 NBA Draft; Eligible to Return
PCC started off their competition with a meet at Raceland Show of Strength at Raceland High. PCC finished second as a team. Devon Hill, Ronnie Collins, Noah Canady, Brandon Fugate, Jacob Brown all won first place in their individual weight classes. Brandon Fugate had the highest total weight lifted in the meet which featured bench press, power cleans, and squats.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Chris Mack, whose teams have participated in the NCAA Tournament in eight of his nine seasons as a head coach, has been selected as the head coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. Continue reading Chris Mack Chosen to Lead Louisville Men’s Basketball Program
The battle of the Wildcats didn’t look like much in the first half as Kansas State led at halftime 33-29. To say the first half of this Sweet 16 match up was ugly, was a complete understatement. These Wildcats combined for 26 fouls as the men in the striped suits seem bent on controlling the game instead of letting both teams play a little. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander hit 11-of 12 free throws in the half, if that tells you how ugly this was. No rhythm at all. Continue reading A Mess in Atlanta, UK cannot take easy road provided to them
Loyola has taken each challenge and pushed them aside. First it was Miami and Loyola eeked out a 64-62 win. Then it was on to Tennessee and again Loyola defeated the Volunteers by the narrowest of margins, 63-62.
Though TV audiences may have had issues with the March 15 – 18 action in Taco Bell Arena, it was all good from the floor as the Kentucky Wildcats advanced through the first and second rounds of the South Region by defeating the Davidson Wildcats 78 – 73 and the Buffalo Bulls 95 – 75. Continue reading How the Cats made it to “Catlanta” by Martin Hackworth